Community Resource Specialist

Our Community Resource Specialists are usually available Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Central Library Quick Information Desk (Level 5). Community Resource Specialists can answer questions about social services in the area and provide information about or referrals to those resources. Community Resource Specialists cannot provide clinical services, case management or financial assistance. If you have a question or need help, contact us: Ask Us, email us or call 206-386-4636.

Social Services Librarian

Our Social Services Librarian answers social services related reference questions at the Quick Information Desk on Level 5 at the Central Library, through Ask Us and via email at

Community Resources

Explore lists of commonly-requested resources, compiled by our team.

Events at the Library

Social Services Events at the Central Library

  • Coffee & Conversations: Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. Join us for light refreshments and a chance for staff and patrons to connect.
  • Mobile Medical Van: 3rd Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Intended for those living homeless, the Mobile Medical van does not charge or require insurance. No appointment necessary.

Branches may also offer events related to social services needs or resources. Check with your neighborhood branch for more information.

You may also view other Social Services events on our event calendar.

Ask a Question or Get More Help

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